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History’s Greatest Rock N Roll Reinventions, With The Stiffys

History’s Greatest Rock N Roll Reinventions, With The Stiffys

Melbourne’s most important sailor themed duo The Stiffys (aka Jason Leigh and Adam Stagg) are about to tour next month in celebration of their brand new single...

Why Aussies Can’t Get Enough Of Alt-J

Why Aussies Can’t Get Enough Of Alt-J

It’s been two years since Alt-J last hit Australian shores. Travelling on the back of their prodigious debut An Awesome Wave, the English band delighted audiences...

The 7 Best Triple J Like A Version Covers Ever, According To Matt & Alex

The 7 Best Triple J Like A Version Covers Ever, According To Matt & Alex

This Friday 10 October sees the tenth instalment of Triple J’s hugely successful Like A Version compilations released through ABC Music / Universal. Over the past...

The 7 Easy Things You Can Do To Support Live Music

The 7 Easy Things You Can Do To Support Live Music

Australian musicians may have spearheaded an international invasion of festivals, lineups, and charts lately, but closer to home the live music scene could arguably be in better...

Cult Label Goner Records Held A Festival, And We Were There

Cult Label Goner Records Held A Festival, And We Were There

When it comes to punk music festivals there is no Australian equivalent to the Memphis based Goner Festival. Established by cult punk label and home to...

Duckpond Curated A Show At Monash Uni & We Were There

Duckpond Curated A Show At Monash Uni & We Were There

Melbourne is home to a host of unique gigs in unconventional gig spaces, but there was something about The Alexander Technique, that on paper at least,...

Why International Cassette Store Day Is Stupid

Why International Cassette Store Day Is Stupid

Trends in music styles much like fashion have the ability to change as fast as the seasons roll by. However the trends of music formats is...

The 7 Shows You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Festival

The 7 Shows You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Festival

Earlier this year the line up for Melbourne Festival was announced and as usual it contained a diverse array of music, arts, theatre, dance and comedy events. Held...

The 6 Greatest Psych Bands Of All Time, According To Tomorrow’s Tulips

The 6 Greatest Psych Bands Of All Time, According To Tomorrow’s Tulips

Squished somewhere between Los Angeles and San Diego, slack-rockers Tomorrows Tulips are heading back down under to tour their third album, released locally via Stange Yonder....

How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

Julian Casablancas + Voidz debut album wants you to turn the volume up and listen carefully. Going from being the frontman of one of the most...

Why King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Are Our Aussie Garage Heroes

Why King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Are Our Aussie Garage Heroes

To say that Melburnian’s King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard have gathered a bit of momentum in their short time together would be one hell of...

Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Famous for the fjords, the northern lights and the midnight sun, Norway is a country known for its abundance of beauty, and Oslo based band Highasakite...

The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

Tomorrow, September 20th sees the birth of Young Henry’s Small World, a one-day festival and a celebration of the inner west – Small World, featuring some...

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

In this day and age it is near on impossible to escape the words; ‘pressure’, ‘anticipation’ and ‘second album syndrome’, when discussing the release of a...

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

Australian festival-goers have never been more spoilt for choice than they have in 2014, thanks to a steady stream of fresh-faced boutique festivals cropping up where others drop...

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

When we spoke to Mike Hadreas back in early 2013 there was one quote that stuck out above the rest. The singer behind Perfume Genius revealed to...

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

Incase for some crazy reason you missed them, Orphans Orphans are a Brisbane ‘collective’ formed from a number of other Brisbane bands (including The Furrs, Millions,...

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